The Elusive Corporal

France: Les Films du Cyclope / Omnia Films, 1962. Vintage photograph from the 1962 film, showing Jean Renoir directing star Jean-Pierre Cassel and some supporting actors during an outdoor shot, with the boom operator in the background. Holograph pencil notation on the verso identifying the subjects and film.

Based on Jacques Perret's 1947 novel, a comedic account of a French aristocrat's repeated attempts to escape from a German POW camp during WWII, and a companion piece to Renoir's earlier, WWI set masterpiece "Le Grande Illusion" (1937).

10.75 x 8.25 inches (37 x 21 cm). Light creasing to the borders, Near Fine.


[Book #140952]

Price: $425.00